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NRM Scholarships

The NRM Program offers three scholarships to eligible NRM students each year.  Scholarship applications are accepted through a designated time period each spring semester.  Recipients are also notified in the spring semester.  Awards are disbursed the following Fall Semester.

The three scholarships are:  
1.  Brett Hovde Memorial Scholarship
2.  Johnson Neppl Memorial Scholarship
3.  NRM Club 

 

Brett Hovde Memorial Scholarship - $500.00

Background:

A NRM endowment supports one scholarship for NRM students at NDSU. Brett Hovde (BS ’92, MS ’94) died October 26, 2001, at the age of 31. Brett enjoyed North Dakota’s outdoors, especially from a snowmobile, speed boat, or motorcycle. He wrote his masters thesis at NDSU under the supervision of Dr. Jay A. Leitch on the value of prairie wetlands.

Eligibility Requirements : 
  • NRM Major pursuing a BS, MNRM, MS, or PhD, with an emphasis in Social Sciences or Natural Resources Economics;
  • Minimum number of NDSU semester units (credits) completed at the end of the previous fall semester;
    • 24 units for undergraduate students;
    • 15 units for graduate students
  • Cumulative NDSU GPA of at least 3.25;
  • Full time student in the NDSU College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources (CAFSNR) currently and at the time of disbursement of the award (Fall Semester following award)

Selection, Award and Recognition

  • Complete the application form, staple attachments to the form. Make a copy for your records.
  • Deliver to "Shawn" DeKeyser, Morrill Hall 205B.
  • The NRM Scholarship Committee selects one recipient in May.
  • Scholarship recipient is notified in May. The actual award is disbursed the following fall.
  • Recipient is expected to attend the College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources Scholarship Recognition Luncheon in November (invitations are mailed). Pictures will be taken.

NOTE: Eligibility and awards are contingent on sustained enrollment in the College and the NRM program through the scholarship period.

Johnson Neppl Memorial Scholarship - $250.00

Background:

The Johnson Neppl Memorial Scholarship fund is established in memory of Alfred and Dorothy Johnson and Shirley Johnson Neppl to provide $250.00 of scholarship assistance, based on financial need, to a deserving student pursuing an undergraduate degree in Natural Resources Management.

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Junior or Senior (a minimum of 60 units completed at NDSU at the end of previous Fall semester);
  • NRM major;
  • Minimum cumulative NDSU GPA of at least 3.00;
  • Full time student in the NDSU College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources (CAFSNR) currently and at the time of disbursement of the award (Fall semester immediately following award);

Selection, Award and Recognition

  • Complete the application form.  Staple attachments (essay, documentation, etc.) to the form. Make a copy for your records.
  • Deliver to Edward "Shawn" DeKeyser, Morrill Hall 205B.
  • The NRM Scholarship Committee selects one recipient in May.
  • Scholarship recipient is notified in May. The actual award is disbursed the following fall. 
  • Recipient is expected to write a thank you letter to:  Gerald and Ruth Johnson, 609 North 12th Street, Breckenridge, MN 56520.  Be sure to send a copy to NRM.
  • Recipient is expected to attend the College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources Scholarship Recognition Luncheon in November (invitations are mailed). Pictures will be taken.

NOTE: Eligibility and awards are contingent on sustained enrollment in the College and the NRM program through the scholarship period.

NRM Club Scholarship - $300.00

Eligibility Requirements:
  • NDSU student pursuing a NRM BS, MNRM, MS, or PhD; 
  • Full time student in the NDSU College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources (CAFSNR) currently and at the time of disbursement of the award (Fall Semester following award);
  • Minimum of 12 semester units (credits completed at NDSU (at the end of previous Fall semester);
  • Member of NRM Club (obtain current NRM Club president's signature on application form;
  • Active in NRM Club activities (e.g., meeting attendance, committees, fund raiser, Adopt-A-River, etc).  Other considerations include length of membership, total units earned, career objective, GPA, hours worked per week, major, other extra-curricular/volunteer activities.

Selection, Award and Recognition

  • Complete the application form, staple attachments to the form. Make a copy for your records.
  • Deliver to NRM Office, Morrill Hall 307A.
  • The NRM Club appoints a Scholarship Committee to select one recipient in April.
  • Scholarship recipient is notified in May. The actual award is disbursed the following fall.
  • Recipient is expected to write a thank you letter to the NRM Club and send a copy to the NRM office.
  • Recipient is expected to attend the College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources Scholarship Recognition Luncheon in November (invitations are mailed). Pictures will be taken.

NOTE: Eligibility and awards are contingent on sustained enrollment in the College and the NRM program through the scholarship period.

Dr. Charles Kellogg Scholarship

Several scholarships are available to be awarded to students in Soils and NRM.


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For more information on Natural Resources Management
at North Dakota State University, contact:
Shawn DeKeyser, Ph.D.
Program Leader - Natural Resources Management Interdiscliplinary Program
307A Morrill Hall
701.231.8180
Shawn DeKeyser

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014 9:27:29 AM